Selected poems from The Serene Flame

Acknowledgements
Invocation
Prologue
Proposal
College Days
Hauz-i-Khas
Walls
Treadmill
Maya
Separation in an Art Film
The Seven Year Itch
The Bitter Half
Compatible Incompatibility
Getting Outside Patriarchy
Like Yajnavalkya and Maitreyi
The Magic Lantern
The Love Poem Unwritten
[A Missing Poem]
In Lieu of the Missing Poem
The Muse's Gift
Latasha
Eyes
Her Strategy
An Invitation to Old Flames...
...And to New Ones
Love Poetry
The Second Time is the Best
Wife
In Love (At Thirty)
The Third
She and He
Stone and Flesh
The Ballad of Soju and Mattu (or some comic relief at the end)
PS: Venus Serenus

Epilogue (As an Old-Fashioned Homily)


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